Stern Graduation v.2017

The Deets for Stern’s 2017 Graduate Convocation Ceremonies

Mar. 20**: Deadline to apply as a Student Speaker for Stern’s Graduate Convocation Ceremony, by sending a draft of your speech (2-3 minutes) to Stern’s Office of Public Affairs at

Mar. 27**: RSVP deadline for Stern’s Graduate Convocation (Online RSVP available beginning Monday, March 6)

Apr 11: Deadline to order academic attire at (Online ordering begins Monday, March 13) : both graduation ceremonies require academic attire

May 5: Deadline to order tickets for NYU’s All-University Commencement (Online RSVP available beginning Monday, March 13)

May 1-12: Stern Graduate Convocation Tickets & Name Card Pick-up

May 9-16: Academic Attire Pick-up, NYU’s All-University Commencement Ticket Distribution and Grad Alley Wristband Distribution at Kimmel (60 Washington Square South)

May 16: Grad Alley (a Commencement eve celebration marking the accomplishments of NYU’s graduates) from 5:00 to 8:00pm

May 17: NYU’s All-University Commencement at Yankee Stadium

9:00 am: Candidates admitted into stadium at Gates 4 and 8; Guests admitted into stadium at Gates 2 and 6.
Get your hot dogs here, get your hot dogs.

11:00 – 1:00 pm: Ceremony

May 19: Stern’s Graduate Convocation at the Theater at Madison Square Garden

1:45 pm: Graduates arrive dressed in academic attire

2:15 pm: Theater doors open for guests

3:00 – 6:30 pm: Ceremony

** applies to Full-time MBA and Langone Part-time MBA students

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STERN’S GRADUATE CONVOCATION (Tickets required for guests)

Stern’s PhD, MBA and MS graduates are recognized individually at Stern’s Graduate Convocation. Diplomas will be mailed to candidates’ home addresses approximately 8 weeks after the ceremony. A maximum of 3 guest tickets may be requested by each graduate A professional photographer will be taking photographs of each graduate as they are recognized during the ceremony.  Each graduate will be emailed a secure link and a PIN to view and order photos within 2 days of the ceremony.

NYU’s ALL-UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT (Tickets required for guests)

NYU’s All-University Commencement is for all students graduating from all schools within New York University.  Because more than 8,000 students are expected to attend, it is not possible to recognize each graduate by name.  Instead, the deans will introduce each class as a whole, and a representative, selected in advance, will receive a symbolic diploma for each degree category.

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